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Posted on: January 18, 2023

[ARCHIVED] Lyon County Reduces Emergency Operations Center to "Monitor and Ready" Status

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News Release                     


January 18, 2023                                                 


Media Contact

Taylor Allison

Lyon County Office of Emergency Management 

Phone: (775) 344-8325



Lyon County Reduces Emergency Operations Center to “Monitor and Ready” Status – Resumes Normal Business Operations


Yerington, Nevada –Lyon County will reduce Emergency Operations Center to “monitor and ready” status and resume normal business operations beginning Wednesday, January 18, 2023. The National Weather Service forecasts a cold weather system this week followed by milder weather patterns through the end of January. Lyon County officials will continue to monitor weather forecasts and are prepared for potential flooding in the future, if the need arises.


Citizens are also encouraged to stay prepared for potential flooding, including keeping sandbags in place, through Spring thaw.


The Lyon County emergency operations center phone number (775) 461-3757 will remain active until Friday, January 20, 2023 close of business (5:00pm). 


For flooding and weather-related concerns and assistance, residents are encouraged to save the following numbers:


In an emergency, please call 911. 






LCSO Communications Division (Dispatch)

(775) 463-6620

Power Outages


(775) 834-4444

Downed Trees/Flooding on Lyon County Roads or Right-of-ways

Lyon County Roads Department

Road Yard

(775) 463-6551 

Road Conditions

Nevada DOT

5-1-1 or

Trash Not Picked Up

Waste Management

(775) 329-8822

County Water and Sewer Concerns

Lyon County Utilities

(775) 246-6220 

Emergency: (775) 720-7353

Human Services/Basic Needs

Lyon County Human Services

(775) 577-5009



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In addition, Lyon County is continuing to support residents in Smith Valley with services as Highway 208 remains closed. For current road conditions, visit





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